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Harvest Wobblies: The Industrial Workers of the World and Agricultural ...

Greg Hall - Business & Economics - 2001 - 279 pages
"The advent of new technologies in the early decades of the twentieth century changed the face of American farming. Increased mechanization and the expansion of markets ...
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Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America

Todd DePastino - History - 2010 - 350 pages
In the years following the Civil War, a veritable army of homeless men swept across America's "wageworkers' frontier" and forged a beguiling and bedeviling counterculture known ...
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Hoboes: Bindlestiffs, Fruit Tramps, and the Harvesting of the West

Mark Wyman - History - 2010 - 368 pages
When the railroad stretched its steel rails across the American West in the 1870s, it opened up a vast expanse of territory with very few people but enormous agricultural ...
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Reinventing Free Labor: Padrones and Immigrant Workers in the North American ...

Gunther Peck - Business & Economics - 2000 - 293 pages
This 2000 study is of the history of the padrone, a mafia-like immigrant boss who allegedly enslaved his compatriots.
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The Future of the American Labor Movement

Hoyt N. Wheeler - Business & Economics - 2002 - 257 pages
The treatment includes an introduction by Lynn Williams, former president of the United Steel-workers of America, and an interview with John Sweeney, president of the AFL-CIO ...
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Work to Welfare: How Men Become Detached from the Labour Market

Pete Alcock - Business & Economics - 2003 - 291 pages
Explores issues relating to the rapidly increasing number of men detached from the labour market.
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Reshaping the Labour Market: Regulation, Efficiency and Equality in Australia

Sue Richardson - Business & Economics - 1999 - 247 pages
Written in an accessible style and based on up-to-date research, the book should be of interest to readers in social policy, politics and political economy as well as more ...
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Who's Not Working and Why: Employment, Cognitive Skills, Wages, and the ...

Frederic L. Pryor, David L. Schaffer - Business & Economics - 2000 - 316 pages
This 1999 book explains why wages have become unequal, why wages in high-skilled jobs have risen while others have stagnated or fallen.
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Labor Market Reform and Job Creation: The Unfinished Agenda in Latin ...

J. Luis Guasch - Business & Economics - 1999 - 114 pages
Despite the resumption of economic growth in most Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries since the late 1980s, improvements on the employment/unemployment front fave been ...
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